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The John Simpson episode of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ – a newspaper report about the death of Samuel Franklin Cody, 7 August 1913

Posted on September 26th, 2013 by The British Newspaper Archive

We very much enjoyed learning about John Simpson’s family tree in last night’s episode of ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ In particular, we were amazed by the derring-do antics of John’s ‘adoptive’ great-grandfather, Samuel Franklin Cody. Tragically, Colonel Cody was killed in a flying accident on 7 August 1913. Included below is the newspaper […]